TableĀ 1

Proportions of women reporting contact with their baby after stillbirth

No, with reasons
YesNo (total)Was not offered thisWas not well enoughFelt could not or did not want to
Type of contact (n)% (n)% (n)% (n)% (n)% (n)
See baby (468)92.7 (434)7.3 (34)0.4 (2)0.6 (3)6.2 (29)
Hold baby (468)84.2 (394)15.8 (74)1.9 (9)1.5 (7)12.4 (58)
Name baby (467)97.0 (453)3.0 (14)0.2 (1)0.4 (2)2.4 (11)
Feel able to spend time with baby (466)89.1 (415)10.9 (51)0.9 (4)1.7 (8)8.4 (39)
Have photos of baby (467)92.5 (432)7.5 (35)0.2 (1)0.2 (1)7.1 (33)
Have other children or relatives see baby (455)67.5 (307)32.5 (148)5.7 (26)0.4 (2)26.4 (120)
Dress baby (455)46.6 (212)53.4 (243)21.1 (96)4.4 (20)27.9 (127)
Bath baby (444)14.6 (65)85.4 (379)48.0 (213)5.9 (26)31.5 (140)
Have a lock of baby's hair (433)55.9 (242)44.1 (191)26.1 (113)0.7 (3)17.3 (75)
Have a copy of hand or footprints (463)92.2 (427)7.8 (36)2.2 (10)0.4 (2)5.2 (24)
Take baby home (448)4.5 (20)95.5 (428)52.9 (237)2.7 (12)40.0 (179)